The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Designed by artists Sonja Henderson and John Pittman Weber, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial stands in Marquette (Jacques) Park on the Southwest Side of Chicago.

A man to remember and a movement to honor: MLK JR marches on through Chicago artistry

Sam Mroz, Arts & Life Editor January 21, 2024

In the 14-year campaign that was the Civil Rights movement, activism would become a national agenda. This social fight for equality flooded across courtrooms and street corners to the front door of every...

AP Explains: Juneteenth marks day last enslaved people freed

AP Explains: Juneteenth marks day last enslaved people freed

Associated Press and Ella Lee June 19, 2020

Juneteenth commemorates when the last enslaved African Americans learned they were free 155 years ago. Now, with support growing for the racial justice movement, 2020 may be remembered as the year the...

Barbara Jones-Hogu, Unite, 1969. Courtesy of Lusenhop Fine Art.

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor March 2, 2018

A crowd of nearly 20 members of the public gathered in the Drawing Room Library of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel this week to sit in on a conversation about the art, life and legacy of Chicago-based...

African-American history spotlight: Ida B. Wells

African-American history spotlight: Ida B. Wells

Alicya Dennison February 27, 2015

Born July 16, 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was the product of two slaves, though she eluded enslavement by way of President Abraham Lincoln ratifying the Emancipation Proclamation...

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